Introducing ‘Mr Mcgregor’s Favourite’

Richard Lucas, our horticultural advisor, is always looking out for special varieties of flowers and vegetables for us to grow, and now he has discovered an old Scottish variety of beetroot.  Mentioned in historic vegetable lists from 1890, ‘Mr McGregor’s Favourite’ was until recently thought to be extinct.

Richard has managed to track down seeds of this rare variety, which is grown both for its deep purple carrot-shaped roots, and it’s tasty dark ruby-red salad leaves.

So this year look out for it in our attraction garden, amongst the other heritage varieties of vegetables and flowers that we grow.




Birthday Parties

Take the hassle out of organising your child’s birthday party and have a fun day to remember in a completely unique setting with a VIP appearance from the most famous Rabbit in the world!

Tea Room

The Beatrix Potter™ themed tea room is a family friendly cafe with fabulous home-made cakes, scones and soup, not forgetting the Peter Rabbit™ picnic basket.  There’s something for everyone!


Browse for souvenirs in our famous Beatrix Potter shop and take a little bit of Potter magic home with you.  You can also shop online before you visit, or pop in our boutique Nursery shop, just outside the Attraction.

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